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Reference numberEL/O2/162a
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Gisli Thorlaksson, Bishop of Holar in Iceland
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date6 March 1676
DescriptionThanks Thorlaksson for his replies to queries about Iceland (see EL/B2/19); lists queries which appear to have been answered by conjecture eg about the freezing of quicksilver, spirits of salts, soap-boilers lye, pure oils, the maximum penetration of frost into water; that Bartholin has been instructed to send materials necessary to conduct these experiments (see EL/O2/162)
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 12, p 211
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/8b9e8bbb-24d1-4f1a-9c3b-9038bc86791a
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